Mobile Android Intern in New York at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 210 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Venmo is seeking passionate students to help us create new mobile experiences on {Android/ iOS} platform. We work together on close-knit, small teams to develop our apps. We are passionate about respecting code quality and following our defined best practices while always searching for new, better ways to get things done. We value our ego-free code reviews and have continuous integration set up to test our pull requests, deliver nightly builds and run nightly regressions of our automated tests. We work closely and quickly with our product and design teams to build, user-test and iterate new features with a customer-driven focus. Finally, we value our casual work-hard/play-hard office culture and make ample use of our gaming areas, board game collection and kitchen stocked with coffee and snacks.

You will be primarily focused on building the UI layer of the Venmo app for {Android/iOS} devices, as well as the domain layer that communicates with Venmo API’s. We work in small teams and as a result, wear many hats. You will be delivering new features, reacting to customer feedback & internal user testing, helping to ensure quality, working closely with our UX team to prototype new experiences and helping expand our app's reach however possible. Specific responsibilities include:
- Develop new features and bug fixes for our {Android/iOS} app.
- Implement & iterate with our UX team in an agile environment to bring features from conception to launch.
- Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and shared knowledge.

- Ability to work effectively on a team.
- Self-driven, eager to learn.
- Programming experience in object-oriented languages.
- Strong verbal & written communication skills. You will work with both people next to you and people in remote offices.

Preferred Qualifications (Optional, but great to have)
- Personal side projects are always of interest.
- Experience programming for iOS (Objective-C or Swift) or Android (Java or Kotlin)

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



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